Most popular car type
Collision damage waiver and theft protection are insurance options that cover renters from paying high penalty fees if the car is stolen or returned damaged. Some Louisville car providers already include Collision Damage Waiver (CDW) and Theft Protection Waiver into the rental price but not all of them. We recommend always be aware of your coverage when renting a car in in Louisville.
Keep in mind that car hire excess insurances often have a deductible clause, which is the amount you’ll have to pay if something happens during the time of your rental. If you want to avoid unwanted surprises, you should consider adding a no-deductible option to your Louisville car rental.
The average price of fuel in Louisville is $4.84 per litre over the past 30 days. Filling up a tank of fuel costs between $58 and $77, depending on the car size.
Intermediate (Hyundai Elantra or similar) is the most frequently booked car hire type in Louisville.
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A Intermediate car hire in Louisville costs $67 per day, on average.
If you plan on driving around the center of Louisville, then a compact or economy car is ideal for short drives and makes parking stress-free. As Louisville features plenty of highways, a sedan or SUV is more comfortable for long trips with a bigger group.
The speed limit in Louisville’s city center is 25 mph, in residential and business districts the limit is 35 mph unless otherwise stated. On Kentucky's two-lane parkways and highways, the speed limit is 55 mph. The speed limit for driving on multi-lane and interstate highways outside metropolitan areas is 65 mph. For drivers on rural freeways and interstates, the limit is 70 mph.
Petrol prices in Louisville are cheaper than the national average. Across the US, the price of petrol is $2.42 per gallon. In the state of Kentucky, petrol prices are $2.17 on average, while the price of petrol in Louisville is around $2.35 per gallon.
Parking in Louisville is simple and depends on whether you are planning long or short-term parking. Metered parking is ideal for short stays and charge $2.00 per hour from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday to Saturday. After 6:00 pm and all day on Sundays there is free parking, plus free parking on national holidays. For longer stays, you should park in garages or surface lots, like 6th & Main Garage, which is central for all the tourist spots.